Car bomb kills at least 20 at mosque near Damascus: monitor
A car bomb explosion killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens more near a mosque in the Damascus province town of Suq Wadi Barada on Friday, a monitor said. The town is under rebel control, but troops loyal to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad were positioned right outside it, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. State news agency SANA also reported the blast, and blamed “terrorists,” the term the Assad regime uses for forces fighting to oust it.
But anti-regime activists blamed loyalists for the blast. Amateur video shot after the explosion showed clouds of smoke rising above a burning car, while cries of men and women could be heard amid the chaos that followed the blast.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CitizenSimilar Stories